Chief Safety Officer
With over 26 years of successful leadership in the transportation industry, Bob Ramsdell has developed broad expertise in the areas of operations, safety and human resources. Since joining the company in 1997, Bob has provided consistent leadership in the company’s safety, operations, human resources, labor relations and recruiting functions. His long oversight of safety and driver recruiting has established a lasting culture of hiring and training the safest drivers in the industry. Returning to once again lead our safety program after overseeing our central area operations for six years, Bob brings a wide breadth and depth of experience to help ensure we get children to and from school safely each day.
Prior to joining NELLC, Bob served as the director of safety and training for DAVE Transportation, a provider of contracted public transit services to cities, counties and agencies in 16 states. Bob holds a master of business administration degree from DePaul University and a bachelor’s degree in English from California State University, Fullerton. He received the National School Transportation Association’s prestigious Golden Merit Award in 2002.